Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra

Family: Ploceidae (Weavers)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it has an extremely small population. The population has been stable since the early 1990s but then increased following an island translocation, and if it remains stable or increasing with over 250 mature individuals it may warrant downlisting to Vulnerable in the future.

Population size: 160-220

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 29 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Foudia rubra. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mauritius-fody-foudia-rubra on 03/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/06/2023.